HC Deb 09 July 2002 vol 388 c831W
9. Mr. Sarwar

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many jobs in Scotland are(a) directly and (b) indirectly related to the defence industry. [65306]

Mrs. Liddell

Expenditure on defence equipment is estimated to support approximately 6,000 jobs in Scottish businesses directly and a further 3,000 jobs indirectly.